With so many demands on today’s families and the increased focus on early brain development, families need all the support they can get to nurture the potential of youth. That’s why child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Y-Kids Before & After School Care

School Age Child Care extends your child’s learning day in a fun and meaningful way! With a focus on character development and healthy living, children experience academic, physical and social activities under the supervision of positive, caring role models.

Freehold Child Care

Discover a world of education and enrichment! The Freehold YMCA provides safe and secure child care for infants, toddlers, pre-school & pre-K (Ages 3 months to 5 years).

healthy-uA leader in childhood obesity prevention, the Y is committed to keeping kids active. Through a partnership with The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, the Healthy U health & physical activity initiative is incorporated in all YMCA of Greater Monmouth County Preschool and School Age programs for youth.

Healthy U is designed to combat childhood obesity by instituting behavioral changes in children using a multi-pronged approach that includes nutrition education, increased physical activity and a family focus. Learn more about the Healthy U program and CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health).

Child Care Event Calendar

English as a Second Language ESL Class @ Keyport Library
Jun 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

ESL Class | Tuesday, June 4 & Friday June 14, 4:30 p.m.

Join us at the Keyport Library to learn English as a second language. Our instructor will focus on speaking and effective communication. No registration required.

Father’s Day | Free & Open
Jun 16 all-day
Father's Day | Free & Open

Enjoy Y fitness classes, swim & gym. Take a tour and learn all the ways the Y is here to support healthy living for all.

We’re excited to open our doors and welcome adults and families to be our guests at the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County on select holidays.

Join us next on:
JUNE 16 | OPEN-3 P.M.

See our schedules at ymcanj.org/schedules